Jessica Simpson took to the stage for the primary time in eight years, singing a duet with Willie Nelson on the Orange County Truthful on Thursday, August 9. It marked the primary time her husband and youngsters have ever seen her sing for an viewers.
“It’s not each evening legend invitations you to affix him on his stage,” the Newlyweds alum, 38, captioned an Instagram pic with Nelson on Friday, August 10. “And my husband and youngsters acquired to see me carry out for the primary time! I like you @willienelsonofficial.”
Simpson wore a black belted minidress and boots as she took the stage with the nation music veteran to carry out “I Will Be Your Idiot.” She smiled broadly as she sang however appeared to wipe a tear from her eye at one level in a video posted on YouTube.
Her husband Eric Johnson and their youngsters, Maxwell, 6, and Ace, 5, weren’t the one ones there to cheer on the style designer; her mother and pop, Tina and Joe Simpson, additionally shared pics from the efficiency.
“Final evening was pure magic!” Tina wrote on Instagram. “This woman is aware of the best way to make her momma proud! Again on stage after eight years and it appeared like she by no means left!”
The singer’s followers additionally took to her Instagram account with messages of assist.
“We undoubtedly want you again on stage performing so glad to see this!” one commented, whereas one other wrote, “Please put a brand new album out! It’s time.”
Simpson hasn’t launched an album of unique music since 2008’s Do You Know, however she teased a return to recording throughout an interview with Ellen DeGeneres in 2017.
“It’s been a very long time. My husband has by no means seen me carry out, and we’ve been collectively seven years,” she advised DeGeneres, including that she’d lately purchased Ozzy Osbourne‘s home, which has an underground recording studio.
“I most likely have about 38 songs,” she revealed.
She additionally shared a pic with Nashville singer/songwriter Annie Bosko on Instagram in February and revealed that they had been writing songs collectively.